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Berlin: Israeli Director Says Spy Thriller ‘The Operative’ Steers Clear of Politics

Diane Kruger- and Martin Freeman-starring Mossad spy thriller 'The Operative,' which plays in the Berlin film festival's competition, steers clear of Middle East politics and remains politically…

‘The Golden Glove’ (‘Der Goldene Handschuh’): Film Review | Berlin 2019

Real-life serial killer Fritz Honka, who murdered and dismembered four Hamburg prostitutes in the 1970s, is profiled in Fatih Akin's graphic true-crime reconstruction, 'The Golden Glove' ('Der…

Stephen King Adaptation ‘Firestarter’ Finds Director

German director Fatih Akinwill direct 'Firestarter' for Universal and Blumhouse.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Writer Roundtable With Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin, Emily V. Gordon and More

Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, and Fatih Akin also sat down to discuss their recent films.

German Filmmakers Call for “New Beginning” at Berlin Festival

In an open letter, 79 directors, including Maren Ade ('Toni Erdmann') and Fatih Akin ('In the Fade') say Germany's leading film fest needs an overall when longtime director Dieter Kosslick steps down…

Writer Roundtable: Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin and More Explain Why the Job Feels Like “Exorcising a Demon”

Scribes behind six of the season's most unusual scripts — including Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, Emily V. Gordon and Fatih Akin — reveal the struggles and satisfactions of bringing their words…

Diane Kruger May Have to Get Tattoo After Losing Cannes Bet to ‘Into the Fade’ Director

Kruger, who won best actress in Cannes on Sunday, apparently bet Fatih Akin the movie would never screen at the festival.

‘In the Fade’ (‘Aus dem Nichts’): Film Review | Cannes 2017

Diane Kruger stars in Fatih Akin's German-language courtroom and revenge drama about a deadly neo-Nazi hate crime, 'In the Fade.'

‘Tschick’: Film Review

German director Fatih Akin ('The Edge of Heaven') adapts the cult novel 'Why We Took the Car,' from the late Wolfgang Herrndorf, for the big screen as 'Tschick.'

Marrakech Fest: Fatih Akin Talks Upcoming ‘Why We Took the Car’

"I don't know what sort of film I just did, really. I don't know if it's for teenagers or adults," he said of the film based on the best-selling young adult novel.

‘B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin’: Berlin Review

This archive-heavy documentary revisits the vibrant music and art scene of West Berlin during the divided city's punky, druggy, trashy 1980s heyday

Cairo Film Festival Adds David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard Titles to Lineup

The November event is looking to return with new vigor following three years of turmoil